A jumble of steel scrap. Daniel Cooper,
How recycling more steel, aluminum could slash imports without a trade war

Many economists expect President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to increase what American companies and consumers pay for those metals and the goods made from them.

By Daniel Cooper 18 hours ago

Erdem Architects proposes ice pyramids city for Mars
Erdem Architects proposes ice pyramids city for Mars

Turkish firm Erdem Architects recently took second place in the people's choice category of Eleven Magazine's Marstopia competition for its ice pyramids city on Mars.

18 hours ago

MVRDV reinvents façade for Bulgari's Kuala Lumpur flagship store
MVRDV reinvents façade for Bulgari's Kuala Lumpur flagship store

Dutch firm MVRDV has completed a new flagship store for the global luxury brand Bulgari in Kuala Lumpur. The new store reinvents marble and light on its façade by reimagining the brand's heritage, and experiments with traditional materials.

1 day ago

Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

There are few environments where the impact of innovative thinking and a departure from the conventional is more apparent than amidst an urban renewal project; nowhere else is decay so starkly juxtaposed against regeneration and modernisation through cutting edge design.

By Gil Sperling 15 Jun 2018

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City of Cape Town tackles congestion issue with more roads

The City of Cape Town (COCT) is in the process of constructing six more roads as part of its Congestion Management Programme.

15 Jun 2018

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Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go

We live in an urban world. By 2030, 66% of the world's population will live in cities, concentrated in only 3% of the planet's land area. But city sizes vary greatly, so what can city size tell us about their residents' quality of life?

By Somwrita Sarkar 15 Jun 2018

SA explores ways to save steel industry from collapse
SA explores ways to save steel industry from collapse

Government is committed to work with the steel industry to save jobs and has put in place measures to save the industry from collapsing, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

15 Jun 2018

New CTC Group complex takes shape on outskirts of corporate Khartoum district
New CTC Group complex takes shape on outskirts of corporate Khartoum district

All over the world corporate buildings are used to create a visual architectural statement as they represent the face of their business and portray their company's vision, brand and quality of services.

By Zainab Gaafar 15 Jun 2018

Government strikes a new deal for SA cities
Government strikes a new deal for SA cities

The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) marks a "new deal" for South African cities and towns.

14 Jun 2018

How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking
How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking

This is the fifth article in our series, Moving the Masses, about managing the flow of crowds of individuals, be they drivers or pedestrians, shoppers or commuters, birds or ants.

By David Levinson 14 Jun 2018

MAD reveals 2018 travel fellowship winners
MAD reveals 2018 travel fellowship winners

MAD Architects has announced its travel fellowship winners for 2018. This ninth edition will support six architecture students from across the globe, and grant them the opportunity to travel to the destination of their choice in order to gain further insights into their architecture topics of research.

14 Jun 2018

ASAQS in talks with government for greater support on large projects
ASAQS in talks with government for greater support on large projects

In order to get stalled infrastructure development projects back on track, SA's quantity surveyors are aiming to play a more crucial role.

13 Jun 2018

SHL Architects reveals images for Solvay's new HQ
SHL Architects reveals images for Solvay's new HQ

Danish architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) has released new images for the new sustainable headquarters of Solvay, an advanced materials and chemical company based in Belgium.

13 Jun 2018